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Only Olympics preparatory camps will run: Kiren Rijiju

PTI
Published : Mar 17, 2020, 1:48 pm IST
Updated : Mar 17, 2020, 1:48 pm IST

Academic training at SAI training centres and all national camps and to stop

Women boxers at the national camp at NIS Patiala. PTI Photo
 Women boxers at the national camp at NIS Patiala. PTI Photo

New Delhi: All national camps, except those where athletes are preparing for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, were on Tuesday postponed until further orders in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said the academic training at the National Centre of Excellence and Sports Auhtority of India Training Centres will also be suspended.

 

"Due to Covid-19, SAI has decided that all National camps shall be postponed except those where athletes are being trained as part of Olympics #Tokyo2020 preparation," Rijiju tweeted.

"Academic training in National Centre of Excellence & STCs shall be suspended till further order," he added.

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